GDPR Breakfast Symposium

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County Kildare Chamber host over 100 events a year including seminars, conferences, exhibitions, HR round table events, training days, workshops, women in business events, weekly network mornings and business breakfasts with key note speakers. Annual events also include the Kildare Business Awards night, our Summer Business Expo, the Chamber Golf Classic and various social outings.

GDPR Breakfast Symposium

May 3 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

GDPR Breakfast Symposium

3rd May 7.30am – 9:00am

The Osprey Hotel, Naas


Key Note Speaker: Emerald de Leeuw, CEO EuroComply



Emerald de Leeuw  LL.B, LL.M, MSc. is the CEO of EuroComply; a software company that helps companies manage GDPR compliance. Emerald is an internationally recognised Data Protection specialist (BBC, Bloomberg, and Irish Times). She was recently awarded the European Innovator of the Year 2017 award by the European Commission, Parliament and EYIF in Brussels for her work with EuroComply. Emerald is also a lecturer at the Law Society of Ireland on the Technology Law and Data Protection Courses and she is Harvard Law certified in Intellectual Property.

Stephanie Tutton is a Data Protection Subject Matter Expert and Senior Analyst of EuroComply. After obtaining her law degree at the University of Law in London, Stephanie completed her Masters in European Union Law at Leiden University where she specialised in data protection law. During her Masters she was contracted as an International Consultant for the OSCE, as well as completing pro-bono work placements with Temple Garden Chambers as well as the EU’s judicial cooperation agency Eurojust. 


 Breakfast Symposium


Members – €50 + VAT

Non Members – €100 + VAT




Breakout Sessions

(Maximum 25 attendees in each breakout session)

Breakouts – €30 + VAT (Members and Non Members)


9:15 – 9:45

Marketing for business with Stephanie Tutton (EuroComply)

What does doing ‘the right thing’ look like in the reality of today’s available marketing techniques?  This session will cover the impact of GDPR on B2B and B2C marketing, and some of the practical solutions for aligning your marketing strategies with the GDPR.



9:15 – 9:45

Data security and data governance with Emerald de Leeuw (EuroComply)

How can you enhance data security by implementing privacy by design, effecting organisational and technical measures, and by applying a risk-based approach to the personal data that is valuable for your business.



10:00 – 10:30

Impact on HR for business with Stephanie Tutton

Managing vast amounts of candidate and employee data requires particular care under GDPR. This workshop is designed to address the main concerns and solutions for data protection HR processes.  



10:00 – 10:30

Demonstrating compliance & GDPR upkeep with Emerald de Leeuw

How can DPOs and privacy teams demonstrate that the business satisfies GDPR requirements both to stakeholders and in the face of regulatory scrutiny. An effective compliance plan must be prepared to withstand change and business development.